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Aug 29, 2016, 19:44 ET Newport Banning Ranch Owners Say Coastal Commission Staff Report is "De-facto Denial" of Project--Eliminates All Public Benefits, Coastal Access, Open Space, Native American Programs

 Saying the most recent California Coastal Commission staff report is a "de-facto denial of the project," Newport Banning Ranch property owners...


Aug 19, 2016, 15:00 ET WWFS Ready to Make Additional Ford Vehicle Donations to Native American Tribes

 What ethnic group has most served in the military since the American Revolution? According to the U.S. Department of Defense, there were...


Aug 19, 2016, 12:48 ET TIAA Institute Report Finds Slight Gains in African American and Latino Faculty Over Past Two Decades

A new report released by the TIAA Institute finds that diversity amongst faculty in higher education institutions in America has made only small...


Aug 17, 2016, 15:02 ET Colgate realiza prominente encuesta multicultural en los EE.UU. sobre salud, la cual revela que diversos grupos tienen un gran sentido de responsabilidad cuando se trata de mejorar y mantener una salud bucal óptima

NEW YORK, 17 de agosto, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Colgate® dio a conocer hoy los resultados de una encuesta1 nacional de...


Aug 17, 2016, 14:09 ET Colgate Fields Largest Multicultural Oral Care Survey In The U.S. Revealing That Diverse Communities Have Strong Sense Of Responsibility Around Improving And Maintaining Optimal Oral Health

 Colgate today revealed the results from a national oral health care survey1 of more than 3,000 multicultural Americans, specifically...


Aug 10, 2016, 17:35 ET Arianna Huffington, oradora principal de la Conferencia ColorComm 2016

ColorComm, Inc., principal organización del país dedicada a impulsar la visibilidad de las mujeres de color en las comunicaciones,...


Aug 10, 2016, 13:20 ET Arianna Huffington Keynoted ColorComm's Conference 2016

ColorComm, Inc., the nation's premier membership organization dedicated to advancing the visibility of women of color in communications, recently...


Aug 04, 2016, 10:50 ET AEO Welcomes Wells Fargo Executive And Expert On Native American Entrepreneurs To Board Of Directors

 The Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO), a trade association for U.S. microfinance and microbusiness, today announced two new board...


Aug 03, 2016, 13:47 ET Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian's Native Cinema Showcase 2016 Opens in New Mexico

 The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will present the 16th annual Native Cinema Showcase, the museum's premier film event,...


Jul 28, 2016, 07:30 ET Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results

 The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun...


Jul 27, 2016, 18:06 ET Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Jeff L. Grubbe

Me yah whae!   I'm a Native American and Chairman of my tribe, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. Like tribes across the United...


Jul 26, 2016, 11:00 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Statement Welcoming the Supreme Court's Ruling on Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, issued a statement applauding the Supreme Court's 4-4 ruling in Dollar General v....


Jul 26, 2016, 10:54 ET Partnership With Native Americans Announces 2016 Student Backpack Drive

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) announced today their 2016 Backpack Drive that will provide school supplies such as backpacks, pencils and...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has released Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016, which describes...


Jul 22, 2016, 15:00 ET Grand Canyon Resort Corporation Hires Experienced Hospitality And Tourism Leader Brian Siegel As Company's New CEO

 After a national search for new executive leadership, the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation today announces the hiring of hospitality industry...


Jul 20, 2016, 06:15 ET Native Arts And Cultures Foundation Announces 2016 National Artist Fellowship Awardees

 For the sixth year, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) has awarded its National Artist Fellowship to a new group of 16 artists in...


Jul 19, 2016, 18:31 ET Live from Indian Country, The NIGC announces largest tribal revenue gain in 10 years

 Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2015 totaled...


Jul 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Cox Automotive Experts to Speak at National Association of Minority Automobile Dealers Annual Meeting

Experts from Cox Automotive™ will present practical industry insights and best practices at the National Association of Minority Automobile...


Jul 13, 2016, 19:15 ET Police Brutality / Donald Trump are Focus of National Convention of the Oppressed - July 14-17 - Cleveland (OH)

WHEN: July 14, 15, 16 and 17 – Cleveland OH LOCATION: Second Ebenezer Baptist Church – 1881 East 71st Street – Cleveland,...


Jul 05, 2016, 19:55 ET Living Earth: Free Festival to Highlight Native American Cuisine and Culture

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on The Mall in Washington, D.C. brings the best of Native cuisine and culture to the...


Jul 05, 2016, 11:04 ET Partnership With Native Americans Receives $258,000 Grant From Walmart Foundation

 Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) announced today a grant received in the amount of $258,000 from the Walmart Foundation. The grant...


Jun 30, 2016, 15:54 ET Plan Bay Area 2040 Comment Session Slated for July 8

The Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) invite public comments at a joint meeting on...


Jun 28, 2016, 10:36 ET A Statement By Schaghticoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky On Today's New York Times Story

 "By shining a national spotlight on how the State of Connecticut has blatantly and shamelessly manipulated the system against the Schaghticoke...


Jun 22, 2016, 14:30 ET The 10th Annual ADCOLOR ® Awards Announces Honorees, Nominees & Futures

ADCOLOR announced today 2016 Honorees and Nominees for the 10th Annual ADCOLOR Awards as well as the 2016 Class of ADCOLOR FUTURES. The 10th Annual...


Jun 17, 2016, 15:59 ET Poarch Creek Donation Will Help Webster's Chapel Rebuild Community Center

 Residents of Webster's Chapel, a Calhoun County community near Gadsden, are finally able to complete rebuilding a community center there that...